If you're behind a router, just use Avast and Windows firewall. No need for a third party firewall.
If you need a "firewall" to monitor outgoing stuff, just use Windows free Firewall Control by Sphinx, »sphinx-soft.com/Vista/order.html
It can even be ran with the windows firewall disabled, which is how I use it! I know I just said no need for a third party firewall. I am currently testing this firewall and have been for a while, but it's about time to uninstall it. I'm mostly using it just to monitor outgoing traffic, although it does control traffic both ways.
The good ol' days of Sygate and Kerio!!
"If I was going to use a suite though, I'd use Charter's before I'd ever use Norton or McAfee."
No doubt about that!!--
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